Thyroid follicular carcinoma in a teenager: A case report

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A 19-year-old girl complained of an enlarged cervical mass. Based on clinical and cytological assessments, it was diagnosed as thyroid follicular carcinoma and left thyroidectomy was performed. Although thyroid neoplasms are rare in young people, differentiation is needed when the rapid growth of a goiter is detected.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)170-172
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of General and Family Medicine
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2018


  • follicular carcinoma
  • juvenile goiter
  • thyroid neoplasm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Family Practice
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Internal Medicine


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